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for a budget. they went over the budget during a meeting. it calls for increases in spending and taxes. the democrat's budget would increase tax revenues over a trillion dollars over the next 10 years. >> the american went to the polls in support of. >> republicans introduced a proposal based on spending cuts. >>> president obama nominated a new embassador to libya today, deborah jones. if approved she will fill a post left vacant by u.s. ambassador chris stevens. he was killed in an attack in benghazi september 11 last year. >>> police scheduled a gun buy back program, cash for fire arms events have been popular. this is video from an earlier event. the program is planned for saturday from 10:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. at pittsburg city hall. people can receive 50 up to $300 in exchange for guns. >>> up in flames, a explosion and fire after a boat collides with a pipeline in louisiana, the connection this crash has to the bay area. >> looking brighter in california, california has been lagging behind but the sign things are turning around. hello? the words are going this way-there's no
billion. >>> a new report shows three of the four companies paying the most in corporate income tax are based out here in the bay area. fourth on the list is wells fargo which paid did the 9.1 billion in income tax. apple ranked third, paying more than 14 billion and chevron in san ramon paid $20 billion in income tax last year. that puts it second overall, the biggest rival of texas topped the list and paid $31 billion. >>> the chp investigates whether reckless driving may have led to last night's fiery crash in walnut creek that killed a motorcyclist. it happened on 680 south of rudgear road around 6:00 p.m. the crash involved four cars, one of which burst into flames. witnesses say the motorcycle and another vehicle appear to be driving recklessly before that crash. services are scheduled today for the three people killed in a daly city crash earlier this month. a viewing is scheduled for 50- year-old yosefa acevado and her 23 and 15-year-old sons. funeral services are scheduled tomorrow. police say the family was pulling out of their driveway when their car was hit by 23- year-o
paying the most in corporate income tax are based out here in the bay area. fourth on the list is wells fargo which paid did the 9.1 billion in income tax. apple ranked third, paying more than 14 billion and chevron in san ramon paid $20 billion in income tax last year. that puts it second overall, the biggest rival of texas topped the list and paid $31 billion. >>> the chp investigates whether reckless driving may have led to last night's fiery crash in walnut creek that killed a motorcyclist. it happened on 680 south of rudgear road around 6:00 p.m. the crash involved four cars, one of which burst into flames. witnesses say the motorcycle and another vehicle appear to be driving recklessly before that crash. services are scheduled today for the three people killed in a daly city crash earlier this month. a viewing is scheduled for 50- year-old yosefa acevado and her 23 and 15-year-old sons. funeral services are scheduled tomorrow. police say the family was pulling out of their driveway when their car was hit by 23- year-old dennis macedo. po
. >> reporter: well, every year the nfl asked for its employees to be exempt from paying the taxes for the super bowl. it adds up to millions of dollars. the city of santa clara believes it can recoup that lost revenue by being the post city -- host city. imagine in 2016 this being where the super bowl is held. hosting the super bowl gave new orleans a much-needed boost and they will finalize things tonight and city leaders have said they will comply with the request for nfl workers and team members. it works out to be about 19,000 beds we're talking about it. it's a standard demand but cities can choose to shoot it down like miami did in 2010. this year, miami will comply, it just announced. with all of the money the nfl rakes in, one man we spoke to said it can afford it. >> i believe that, you know, the people that go to the super bowl that can afford those tickets, the little bit of the price they have to pay, no big deal to them. the city should be able to reason the benefits -- reap the benefits. >> reporter: super bowl tickets would be exempt from surcharges. one raising $6 million and an
the taxes for the super bowl. it adds up to millions of dollars. the city of santa clara believes it can recoup that lost revenue by being the post city -- host city. imagine in 2016 this being where the super bowl is held. hosting the super bowl gave new orleans a much-needed boost and they will finalize things tonight and city leaders have said they will comply with the request for nfl workers and team members. it works out to be about 19,000 beds we're talking about it. it's a standard demand but cities can choose to shoot it down like miami did in 2010. this year, miami will comply, it just announced. with all of the money the nfl rakes in, one man we spoke to said it can afford it. >> i believe that, you know, the people that go to the super bowl that can afford those tickets, the little bit of the price they have to pay, no big deal to them. the city should be able to reason the benefits -- reap the benefits. >> reporter: super bowl tickets would be exempt from surcharges. one raising $6 million and another that would have raised $25,000 to fund
given pedestrian a save place to walk. >> our taxes go to that to make it look nice and we brag about it. >> the bta spokes woman said no additional tax mayer money will be used. in san jose, alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california officials announced a new partnership with the federal government to bring two large solar projects to california. governor jerry brown held a press conference with interior secretary ken salazar. the projects are in riverside county. they'll help california reach itself goal to get a third of its energy from renewable sources from 20/20. >>> one south bay teenager is taking home more from her washington trip. >>> and it feels like an early spring out there with some places in the 80s today. our chief meteorologist, bill martin will let us know about the temperatures. >> you can still watch ktvu newscast. get the app or go to ktvu.com. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording
to walk. >> our taxes go to that. make it look nice, and we brag about how pretty it looks. now we can walk down the sidewalk. >> reporter: the vta spokesperson told me today, no additional taxpayer money will have to be spent for repairs. she's confident the agency will be able to recoup the cost through insurance, and forcing drivers who caused damage to pay up. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> a search for a missing oakland woman has now been called off. 31-year-old erica maskkaleres's cell phone places her at the golden gate bridge at about the same time a person jumped from the span. they have not recovered a body. >>> state lawmakers are now considering a bill that would allow students at public universities to use credit from online institutions. if approved it would be the first in the country to address impacted campuses. supporters say the bill is needed so that california's public universities can immediate the demand for basic required courses. it also calls for a panel that would approve the content of those online courses. >>> a 15-year-old girl is taking home a $20,000 scholars
is disappointing, because this project has given pedestrians a safe place to walk. >> our taxes go to that. make it look nice, and we brag about how pretty it looks. now we can walk down the sidewalk. >> reporter: the vta spokesperson told me today, no additional taxpayer money will have to be spent for repairs. she's confident the agency will be able to recoup the cost through insurance, and forcing drivers who caused damage to pay up. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> a search for a missing oakland woman has now been called off. 31-year-old erica maskkaleres's cell phone places her at the golden gate bridge at about the same time a person jumped from the span. they have not recovered a body. >>> state lawmakers are now considering a bill that would allow students at public universities to use credit from online institutions. if approved it would be the first in the country to address impacted campuses. supporters say the bill is needed so that california's public universities can immediate the demand for basic required courses. it also calls for a panel that would approve the content of those online c
tax year 2009. the agency says more than 984,000 americans have yet to file their 2009 returns. the irs says if you want to get any money back from returns in 2009 now is the time to do those taxes. 2009 tax returns must be submitted by april 15th of this year too get your refund. otherwise the money is handed over to the u.s. treasury. >>> all right, ticketed for tailgating. what a recently cited sheriff is now saying about his citation. >>> plus, the grand princess has finally left san francisco on its maiden voyage. how the cruise ship is expected to help the city over the next year? >>> plus a car-wash for a cause. the fundraiser to help the family i of a young woman found dead on caltrain tracks. >>> we have more developing news coming into the ktvu channel 2 news newsroom and it comes to us from the sierras, where a search is underway right now at a popular ski resort for a missing bay area man. 45-year-old david hanholt of los gatos is reported missing by frens friends at squaw valley of the placer county sheriff is now involved in the search. a crusship that makes san f
than 4 5,000 jobs in the last two years. >>> they are paying corporate income taxes based here in and in income tacks and sever ron fuss -- chevron puts it overall on the biggest part of the list and it paid 31,000 dollars. >>> why oracle ceo larry ellison is being asked to reap in again. >>> and some are calling on twitter and the square for him to be a mayor. stay tuned. . >>> welcome back, time now 6:24, police are searching for a bank robber and here is a surveillance photo of the man on landis avenue two weeks ago. he passed note demanding money and he was a latino man, 6-foot tall, weighing between two and three hundred pounds. >>> bay area cities are using new technology to fight copper thieves. they are stealing it from traffic signals and bart tracks, and they get $400 for the recycling tenters and they are fitting 400 to identify where it is friend and they can get evidence about where that copper is stolen. >>> ellison brought the yacht race to san francisco where it will be held later this year and they have fallen short of their fundraising goal leaving san francis
taxes based here in the area and they are 9. 1 billion in income tacks and sever ron fuss -- chevron puts it overall on the biggest part of the list and it paid 31,000 dollars. >>> why oracle ceo larry ellison is being asked to reap in again. >>> and some are calling on twitter and the square for him to be a mayor. stay tuned. . >>> welcome back, time now 6:24, police are searching for a bank robber and here is a surveillance photo of the man on landis avenue two weeks ago. he passed note demanding money and he was a latino man, 6-foot tall, weighing between two and three hundred pounds. >>> bay area cities are using new technology to fight copper thieves. they are stealing it from traffic signals and bart tracks, and they get $400 for the recycling tenters and they are fitting 400 to identify where it is friend and they can get evidence about where that copper is stolen. >>> ellison brought the yacht race to san francisco where it will be held later this year and they have fallen short of their fundraising goal leaving san francisco to pick up th
live in antioch support a tax to pay for more police. the city council is considering three different ways to boost the city's ability to police itself. one would be a sales tax although the exact amount of the tax is unclear so far. another would be a $240 a year business license tax. there's also a proposal for a tax on landlords. any tax measure would likely be on the november ballot. >>> it is 7:12. the number of cyber attacks is rising tickly. who is behind -- rising quickly. who is behind most of them and what the president is doing about this problem. >>> hailed as a hero. why a british man who battled a shark, you can see here, to save children has now been fired from his job. degrees ofh for goddess skin you can feel and feel. ♪ i'm your venus only from venus embrace. for goddess skin you can feel and feel. ♪ i'm your venus the rule is whenever i have to get rid of something. shop like a fashionista. today i got these amazing designer heels. save like a maxxinista. what to get rid of this time? designer brands at t.j. prices. t.j.maxx. >>> dense fog advisory posted across
. >>> 7:11. an informal survey shows people who live in antioch support a tax to pay for more police. the city council is considering three different ways to boost the city's ability to police itself. one would be a sales tax although the exact amount of the tax is unclear so far. another would be a $240 a year business license tax. there's also a proposal for a tax on landlords. any tax measure would likely be on the november ballot. >>> it is 7:12. the number of cyber attacks is rising tickly. who is behind -- rising quickly. who is behind most of them and what the president is doing about this problem. >>> hailed as a hero. why a british man who battled a shark, you can see here, to save children has now been fired from his job. degrees of smooth for goddess skin you can feel and feel. ♪ i'm your venus ♪ only from venus embrace. the rule is whenever i get something new, i have to get rid of something. shop like a fashionista. today i got these amazing designer heels. save like a maxxinista. what to get rid of this time? designer brands at t.j. pric
extortion, money laundering and tax fraud. >>> the style of pope francis was on display in his first mass. [ singing ] >> the pope didn't use any notes as he gave a short homily in the sistine chapel. he said the church needed to return to its roots and return to god. >> at the dinner there was a toast to him, he said a few words and said may god forgive you for what you have done. >> his next public appearance is sunday at st. peters basilica. >> speaker of the house john boehner won't be among the delegation at the installation of pope francis. he is grateful for the invitation but it would be impossible with his dotties -- duties. vice president joe biden is leading the delegation to the vatican. >>> how catholics feel about the new pope, ktvu's john sasaki continues our coverage. john? >> reporter: st. mary's is the primary church for the diocese and today was the place to be for celebrating the church's new leader. [ singing ] >> reporter: this afternoon's service began with the procession and the archbishop expressed gratitude. >> first pope from the americas. >> reporter: this was
to the bottom line, the president believes that we have to have more taxes from the american people. we're not going to get very far. as the president doesn't believe that the rule will be to balance the budget over the next ten years, i'm not sure we're going to get very far. >> reporter: not every republican agrees with the speaker. senator coker said that he and others are open to lifting tax loopholes as part of the deal. >>> president obama will visit israel this week his first presidential trip to the country. police in jerusalem were getting ready for their trip calling it the most important visit since 2009. some 15,000 personnel are being deployed. >>> graffiti in the west bank has already defaced posters of mr. obama but so far the subject matter is light. the protests are over a lack of mobile wireless in the region. >>> gop fundraiser carl rowe fired back at sarah palin that candidates should go back home and run for office. >> i don't think i'm a balding fat guy. if i did run for office and win i would serve out my term i would not leave office midterm. >> reporter: rowe wa
exempt from all local taxes from paying a 9.5% hotel tax. also they must be removed from surcharges and others to fund senior and youth programs. and he said he doesn't believe what they are asking for is fair. >> the people can afford those tickets, the little bit of price they have to pay, it is no big deal and the city should be able to reap the benefits of hosting the super bowl here. >> reporter: another contender is miami but they have not complied with demands. in 2010 they rejected the nfls request and we will have to wait and see on that. coming up, we will let you know why they think they will make up for that lost revenue in other ways. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> all right, tara, pope frances has been officially installed in vatican city and is now vowing to serve the poorest and the weakest. this happened just hours ago. pope frances was presented with the fisherman's ring, before being installed, the st. peters square is not being sounded -- surrounded by bullet-proof vests and he stepped down to kiss the head of a disabled man in the crowd. >>> in
and the nfl is asking for its employees to be exempt from all local taxes and that would free members of the football team from paying a 9.5% hotel tax here in the bay area. one diehard fan said he does not think what the nfl is asking for is fair but he relishes having the super bowl here on home turf. >> reporter: now super bowl tickets will be here and one would have raised $29 million for senior programs. the city will also loose out and city leaders here say all could be made up and we did speak to them and they are expecting to find out why they asked for all of these requests. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> new details, a preschool in livermore was shut down following a series of allegations and it will not reopen any time soon. social services shut down the school on friday when they found two babies were swaddled too tightly. they also found one baby sleeping in a car seat and the other sleeping in a high chair. two employees are now banned from working at any state licensed childcare facility. >>> some counties may be sued for sending low-level offenders to c
all local taxes and that would free members of the football team from paying a 9.5% hotel tax here in the bay area. one diehard fan said he does not think what the nfl is asking for is fair but he relishes having the super bowl here on home turf. >> reporter: now super bowl tickets will be here and one would have raised $29 million for senior programs. the city will also loose out and city leaders here say all could be made up and we did speak to them and they are expecting to find out why they asked for all of these requests. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> new details, a preschool in livermore was shut down following a series of allegations and it will not reopen any time soon. social services shut down the school on friday when they found two babies were swaddled too tightly. they also found one baby sleeping in a car seat and the other sleeping in a high chair. two employees are now banned from working at any state licensed childcare facility. >>> some counties may be sued for sending low-level offenders to county jails instead
hall demanding support to avoid even more cuts to spending. they also want a parcel tax to voters. >> they ended up cutting all noncredit programs. especially the ones that students depend upon. >> today administrators plan to outline how they are dealing with all 14 accreditation deficiencies identified last summer. not all were fixed but college administrators do hope their report will persuade the commission it's enough to upgrade their probation status. allowing them to continue to receive state funds. a final decision is expected in june. >>> the san jose police department is getting ready to welcome new officers. more than 40 recruits will graduate from the san jose police academy. it's the first since 2009. it will be held at 1:00 this afternoon. ktvu has learned a former san francisco lab technician will plead guilty to a drug charge. that plea is expected in federal court this morning. the attorney for debra madden says a plea deal has been reached and madden will plead guilty to a simple charge of possession. madden was accused of stealing cocaine from a police station.
at a plant in illinois. why some believe it's just one way to tax energy producers, when i see you next. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:15. president obama is coming back here to the bay area next month. the white house says the president will travel to northern california on april 3rd and 4th for fund-raisers for democratic congressional candidates. events are scheduled in san francisco and silicon valley. the president will campaign to try to get fellow democrats to gain control in the house in the 2014 mid-term election. >>> there's a new report that reveals that state furloughs designed to save california money won't save as much as we first thought. the furloughs were intended to save between $5 billion between 2009 and july of year. many state employees are taking less vacation days because of those mandated furloughs. budget advisoriers for the legislature calculate will still save more money in the long run. however, the state will pay $1 billion more than they originally planned to those workers retiring or quitting for vacation time that was never used
. they don't want employees to be charged a hotel tax. the decision will be made between san francisco and miami for the super bowl l. >>> a bay area college basketball team is about to enter march madness. the men's team got a rousing sendoff yesterday. they are now in ohio where they will play middle tennessee state later today. the game starts at 6:10, pacific daylight time. the other team in the ncaa tournament is from uc berkeley and they will be playing thursday against university of nevada, las vegas and that will be at san jose's hp pavilion. >>> a closer look at wall street ahead. it's now official, developing news on a sweet deal to save a hostess treat. ♪ i'm your venus [ female announcer ] what does beauty feel like? find out with venus embrace. every five-bladed stroke gives you 360 degrees of smooth for goddess skin you can feel and feel. ♪ i'm your venus only from venus embrace. for goddess skin you can feel and feel. ♪ i'm your venus >>> despite good news on home construction, investors are still fretting about the debt saga in europe. lawmakers in cypress rejecte
at a plant in illinois. why some believe it's just one way to tax energy producers, when i see you next. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:15. president obama is coming back here to the bay area next month. the white house says the president will travel to northern california on april 3rd and 4th for fund-raisers for democratic congressional candidates. events are scheduled in san francisco and silicon valley. the president will campaign to try to get fellow democrats to gain control in the house in the 2014 mid-term election. >>> there's a new report that reveals that state furloughs designed to save california money won't save as much as we first thought. the furloughs were intended to save between $5 billion between 2009 and july of year. many state employees are taking less vacation days because of those mandated furloughs. budget advisoriers for the legislature calculate will still save more money in the long run. however, the state will pay $1 billion more than they originally planned to those workers retiring or qui
editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the irs has $917 million in unclaimed tax refound from 2009. time is running out to claim your refunds. a million people failed to file returns in 2009. the deadline to file and claim a refund is april 15. after that the money goes to the u.s. treasury. >>> the senate is going over a plan to raise minimum wage to $10 an hour. they heard testimony today from workers who say they are struggling to pay their bills. it is currently $7.25 an hour. ed a cuicates say it would funnel more money into the community but critics say it could trigger layoffs. >> it will have the effect of hurting the very people we are trying to help. >> the california minimum wage is $8 an hour and $10 an hour in san jose. the living wage with oakland is $10.50. >>> poll on women show a spike in the number of working mothers who said they prefer to work full time. 37% want full time work, up from 21%. half of working mothers rather be home with their children but work because they need the income. >>> boy is alive after falling
and then looking at technology i guess would be a little sneaky. >> now tax payers are the ones footing the bill for copper theft. the repair cost, well in san jose $160,000 to repair 500 lights. in freemont, nearly half a million in 2011 and 2012 and for bart almost $100,000 in 2011 to replace wiring along its tracks and on bay area highways from the south bay to concord, about 60-metering lights have been vandalized off the past year. caltran replaced 18 at a cost of $35,000 a piece. now, another trick cities are using to pull off, they are making the spools of copper worth more than $1000 so that makes it a felony to steal. basically their message to copper thieves is we aren't taking it anymore so beware. live from concord, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> meanwhile silicon valley is the center of many of the nations high-tech ideas but a new study says certain people are being left out. that story coming up in about 12 minutes. >>> valejo police are investigating the cities sixth homicide of the year. neighbors call police just before 5:30
calling for increases in both spending and taxes. the republican budget plan focuses on cutting spending. the president will release his budget ideas early next month. >>> an exclusive report shows the obama administration wants to give spy agencies more access to your bank accounts. this push is getting the attention of privacy experts. kyla? >> reporter: the news agency, reuters, says the obama administration is drawing up plans to give all u.s. spy agencies access to a massive database that holds financial information on americans and others who bank in the u.s. right now the fbi has full access to that bank of information. reuters says the obama administration wants the cia and national security agency to also have full access. the goal is to track suspicious activity that could help the feds spot terrorist activity, the article cites the treasurely department saying this is legal and that would be under the patriotic act. privacy experts argue too many ordinary u.s. citizens would be unnecessarily put in the spotlight. reuters says this pl
themselves up to $100,000 a year by raising taxes and fees in a small city where one in four people live below the poverty line. the scheme included the creation of a nonfunctional agency that paid each of them $13,000 a year. a sixth defendant was cleared. the jury continues to deliberate on some charges. >>> in colorado police are searching for a dark-colored boxy car that may be connected to the killing of the head of colorado's corrections department. tom clements was shot and killed in his home in the town of monument last night. authorities say witnesses saw a car fitting that description leaving the scene about 8:30 p.m. police say the 58-year-old heard a knock at his door and when he answered it he was shot and killed. the governor appointed clements back in 2011. >>> colorado's governor signed three landmark gun bills. the bills require background checks for private and online gun sales. they also ban ammunition magazines that hold more than 15 rounds. >> signed today several bills that materially make our state safer in the long run and all
lobbying forces on capitol hill and they are involved in a variety of issues. >> tax exempt religious groups are prohibited from campaigning. the research group estimates the u.s. conference of bishops spent $26 million lobbying in one year. a figure the bishops would neither confirm nor deny. >> he spent 14 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. today we speak with an east bay man recently exonerated. why he is staying positive. >> surprising new findings on mars and why scientists may want to rethink calling it the red planet. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking about? and if mom was hosting her book club that day, guess what...you missed it! we couldn't just move the tv all willy-nilly all over the house. ohh! ohh! kids today have it so good. ok. [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bu
. yesterday senate democrats unveiled their budget proposal calling for increases in spending and taxes. the republican budget plan focuses on spending cuts. the president will release his proposal early next month. >>> time is now 6:16. in berkeley a high school student is recovering after being beaten and robbed within blocks of a school. it happened yesterday morning about 11:15. the victim goes to berkeley technology academy. his school and a nearby preschool were locked down for about 30 minutes while police searched around for the suspect. that boy was taken to a hospital, his injuries described as minor. so far no arrests have been made. >>> the legal battle over two can use martin's beach in san mateo county goes to court today. a gate was put up a few years ago after the beach was sold. the protest today comments days after a lawsuit was filed against the new owners. >>> new this morning, physicists say they are confident they have discovered the so-called god particle. european researchers made the announcement after studying data collected last year from the world's largest a
for roughly $1 trillion in new tax revenue over ten years. it is expected to head to the senate next week. >>> two hours from now president obama will leave the white house and take his energy reform policy on the road. ktvu kyla campbell is in our washington, d.c. newsroom. we understand you just received new details on the president's energy plan. >> reporter: yeah, pam. president obama wants to set aside $2 billion over the next ten years to give the u.s. what he calls a secure energy future. the president leaves this morning for illinois and will speak at argon national laboratory which conducts research for the u.s. department of energy. in his $2 billion plan. president obama would fund more research. including advance vehicles that run on electricity. he says since he took office renewable electricity generation from wind, solar, and other sources hazardabled. the white house says oil imports are already at a 20- year low but they want to become even less dependent on foreign oil. the administration says the funding is already accounted for in its five-year plan and it will be gene
a budget that calls for roughly $1 trillion in new tax revenue over ten years. it's expected to head to the u.s. senate next week. >>> the woman accused of kicking a toddler at a san francisco playground will return to court next week. that is after a bizarre outburst in the courthouse yesterday. >> 24-year-old sabrina bell was supposed to be arraigned on felony assault and child endangerment but as her case was called show could be heard yelling from her holding sell. think kicked a little girl at golden gate park. >>> marin county has larged -- has launched a new campaign to keep seals safe during pupping season. marine biologists are reminding beach goers to call the marine center if they find a sick seal. >>> time now 6:18. let's check in with sal. what is happening on highway 24? >> it looks pretty good. 680, 24, highway 4. if you are driving in the county right now, it looks good. a little bit of slow traffic in antioch. but all and all we are off to a good start here. if you are driving to the bay bridge toll plaza the metering lights haven't switched on and the -- lights have
clara wave a hotel tax for 350 rooms for nfl teams and staff, eliminate an nfl ticket surcharge, as well as an offsight parking permit fee. the city is requiring the bid committee to cover those costs. its goal is to raise $25 to $30 million. >> that is going to be the challenge of the host committee is torrets the funds necessary. >> we're first. we're not behind others. we'll be first to get paid. we'll make sure our costs are covered. >> reporter: some questioned why a multibillion business needs these types of incentives. >> i find what's being proposed somewhat appalling. essentially we're bike the nfl to come here. >> the stadium boosters have managed to admit that the deal benefits the san francisco 49ers, but not the city of santa clara. >> reporter: santa clara's competition did not approve the financial incentives requested by the nfl. >>> more details now, the bay area could see revenue similar to new orleans in this year's super bowl. that was about $185 million. league owners are expected to vote on whether the bay area or miami hosts super bowl 50 on may 21st. if the bay ar
including providing services like police, fire and set up. also that santa clara wave a hotel tax for 350 rooms for nfl teams and staff, eliminate an nfl ticket surcharge, as well as an offsight parking permit fee. the city is requiring the bid committee to cover those costs. its goal is to raise $25 to $30 million. >> that is going to be the challenge of the host committee is torrets the funds necessary. >> we're first. we're not behind others. we'll be first to get paid. we'll make sure our costs are covered. >> reporter: some questioned why a multibillion business needs these types of incentives. >> i find what's being proposed somewhat appalling. essentially we're bike the nfl to come here. >> the stadium boosters have managed to admit that the deal benefits the san francisco 49ers, but not the city of santa clara. >> reporter: santa clara's competition did not approve the financial incentives requested by the nfl. >>> more details now, the bay area could see revenue similar to new orleans in this year's super bowl. that was about $185 million. league owners are expected to vote on wh
taxes and fees in a small city where one in four people live below the poverty line. the scheme included the creation of a nonfunctional agency that paid each of them $13,000 a year. a sixth defendant was cleared. the jury continues to deliberate on some charges. >>> in colorado police are searching for a dark-colored boxy car that may be connected to the killing of the head of colorado's corrections department. tom clements was shot and killed in his home in the town of monument last night. authorities say witnesses saw a car fitting that description leaving the scene about 8:30 p.m. police say the 58-year-old heard a knock at his door and when he answered it he was shot and killed. the governor appointed clements back in 2011. >>> colorado's governor signed three landmark gun bills. the bills require background checks for private and online gun sales. they also ban ammunition magazines that hold more than 15 rounds. >> signed today several bills that materially make our state safer in the long run and allow us to begin to address some of these issues head on. >>> a state traditionally
their budget proposal calling for increases in spending and taxes. the republican budget plan focuses on spending cuts. the president will release his proposal early next month. >>> time is now 6:16. in berkeley a high school student is recovering after being beaten and robbed within blocks of a school. it happened yesterday morning about 11:15. the victim goes to berkeley technology academy. his school and a nearby preschool were locked down for about 30 minutes while police searched around for the suspect. that boy was taken to a hospital, his injuries described as minor. so far no arrests have been made. >>> the legal battle over two can use martin's beach in san mateo county goes to court today. a gate was put up a few years ago after the beach was sold. the protest today comments days after a lawsuit was filed against the new owners. >>> new this morning, physicists say they are confident they have discovered the so-called god particle. european researchers made the announcement after studying data collected last year from the world's largest
trillion in new tax revenue over ten years. it's expected to head to the u.s. senate next week. >>> the woman accused of kicking a toddler at a san francisco playground will return to court next week. that is after a bizarre outburst in the courthouse yesterday. >> 24-year-old sabrina bell was supposed to be arraigned on felony assault and child endangerment but as her case was called show could be heard yelling from her holding sell. think kicked a little girl at golden gate park. >>> marin county has larged -- has launched a new campaign to keep seals safe during pupping season. marine biologists are reminding beach goers to call the marine center if they find a sick seal. >>> time now 6:18. let's check in with sal. what is happening on highway 24? >> it looks pretty good. 680, 24, highway 4. if you are driving in the county right now, it looks good. a little bit of slow traffic in antioch. but all and all we are off to a good start here. if you are driving to the bay bridge toll plaza the metering lights haven't switched on and the -- l
,009 returns. >> irs said if you want to get money back. now is the time to do it. 2,009 tax returns must be submitted by april 15th or lotherwise the money is handed over to the u.s. treasury. >>> they plan to protest tomorrow morning. american postal workers and union are upset about budget cuts. they announce they plan to stop delivering mail on saturdays to save $2 billion a year. >> it will cut back on hours and shifts for thousands of workers. >> they plan to demonstrate in front of the masconi center west. and patrick done my will smoke at a forum. >>> the musicians have been on a strike since wednesday after failing to reach a contract with management. later today. they will announce this schedule which will begin wednesday. >> anyone who has take the for a canceled show can get a refund. >>> he will not fight a ticket for detail gating. chp pulled over sheriff's scott jones back on march 9th. jones said he was on his way to pick up tickets to a department funds raiser. >> the sheriff disagree was the tailgating ticket and adds, it was his first ticket in nearly 25 years. >> high-
. >> now tax payers are the ones footing the bill for copper theft. the repair cost, well in san jose $160,000 to repair 500 lights. in freemont, nearly half a million in 2011 and 2012 and for bart almost $100,000 in 2011 to replace wiring along its tracks and on bay area highways from the south bay to concord, about 60-metering lights have been vandalized off the past year. caltran replaced 18 at a cost of $35,000 a piece. now, another trick cities are using to pull off, they are making the spools of copper worth more than $1000 so that makes it a felony to steal. basically their message to copper thieves is we aren't taking it anymore so beware. live from concord, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> meanwhile silicon valley is the center of many of the nations high-tech ideas but a new study says certain people are being left out. that story coming up in about 12 minutes. >>> valejo police are investigating the cities sixth homicide of the year. neighbors call police just before 5:30:00 p.m. yesterday after hearing shots fired from a home on hickborn street. when officers arrived they
legislators received $30,000 in tax free per diem payments. the governor made less than 6 others around the country. he earned $173,000. the governor of pennsylvania was the highst paid in the nation earning just over $183,000. >>> authorities in contra costa county identified a victim of a fiery accident on the freeway. he was a 31-year-old from walnut creek he died yesterday, north of danville after his motorcycle hit a car. he was involved in a race with several other cars including a nissan 380z that hit the embankment and burst into flames the driver was hospitalized with serious injuries. >>> the man shot and killed at a richmond bart station last thursday has been identified. 34-year-old raymond harris of san pablo. police found him on the station stairs of 19th street and mcdonald avenue. witnesses heard a number of shots at this point no one has been arrested. >>> fans of lululemon swear by the shaping benefits of the yoga pants but some may be showing off more than they intend to. they have stopped shipment of some of their pants deemed too sheer. a fabric problem. any purchas
after contributing to the bailout package by taxing people's bank accounts. now bank. >>> are closed at least -- now banks are closed and they will continue to give cyprus support and leaders are meeting to work out a new deal. >>> a teen accused of a shooting rampage has learned his fate. how he taunted the victim's families and we will have more on how long he will be behind bars. >>> critics say it is a super bowl sellout. . >>> a teen gets life in prison without parole. tj lane showed no remorse and he wore that t-shirt with the word killer on it. he taunted the victim's families and smirked at them when they asked for the maximum sentence. tj lane did not qualify for the death penalty because he was under the age of 18 during the shootings. >>> die and fine -- dianne finestein said the senate debate will begin next month and said the issue of gun control is a personal issue for her. as you know she became mayor of san francisco after harvey milk was assassinated in 1978. >>> sugary milk can kill you. they have linked obesity deaths worldwide to sugary drinks. of that number, wor
bankruptcy after contributing to the bailout package by taxing people's bank accounts. now bank. >>> are closed at least -- now banks are closed and they will continue to give cyprus support and leaders are meeting to work out a new deal. >>> a teen accused of a shooting rampage has learned his fate. how he taunted the victim's families and we will have more on how long he will be behind bars. >>> critics say it is a super bowl sellout. . >>> a teen gets life in prison without parole. tj lane showed no remorse and he wore that t-shirt with the word killer on it. he taunted the victim's families and smirked at them when they asked for the maximum sentence. tj lane did not qualify for the death penalty because he was under the age of 18 during the shootings. >>> die and fine -- dianne finestein said the senate debate will begin next month and said the issue of gun control is a personal issue for her. as you know she became mayor of san francisco after harvey milk was assassinated in 1978. >>> sugary milk can kill you. they have linked obesit
. yesterday, senate democrats unveiled their budget plan calling for increases in both spending and taxes. the republican budget plan focuses on cutting spending. president obama will release his budget ideas early next month. >>> and now we're finding out how various government agencies are implementing those automatic sequester spending cuts that took effect march 1st. the interior department, for instance, will cut visiting hours at all 3998 national parks and -- 398 national parks and they are not hiring thousands of seasonal workers. the agricultural department is cutting travel spending. that will mean 2100 food safety inspections and the transportation department will start furloughing air traffic controllers next month. that is expected to cause flight delays. >>> 7:16. you may not know this but your banking information is already available to the fbi. as ktvu's kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, the obama administration is now making a push for all spy agencies to have the same access. >> reporter: there's a report out from "reuters" and it says there is a
in both spending and taxes. the republican budget plan focuses on cutting spending. president obama will release his budget ideas early next month. >>> and now we're finding out how various government agencies are implementing those automatic sequester spending cuts that took effect march 1st. the interior department, for instance, will cut visiting hours at all 3998 national parks and -- 398 national parks and they are not hiring thousands of seasonal workers. the agricultural department is cutting travel spending. that will mean 2100 food safety inspections and the transportation department will start furloughing air traffic controllers next month. that is expected to cause flight delays. >>> 7:16. you may not know this but your banking information is already available to the fbi. as ktvu's kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, the obama administration is now making a push for all spy agencies to have the same access. >> reporter: there's a report out from "reuters" and it says there is a treasury department document stating
their budget proposal calling for increases in both spending and taxes. the republican budget plan focuses on cutting spending. the president will release his budget ideas early next month. >>> an exclusive report shows the obama administration wants to give spy agencies more access to your bank accounts. this push is getting the attention of privacy experts. kyla? >> reporter: the news agency, reuters, says the obama administration is drawing up plans to give all u.s. spy agencies access to a massive database that holds financial information on americans and others who bank in the u.s. right now the fbi has full access to that bank of information. reuters says the obama administration wants the cia and national security agency to also have full access. the goal is to track suspicious activity that could help the feds spot terrorist activity, the article cites the treasurely department saying this is legal and that would be under the patriotic act. privacy experts argue too many ordinary u.s. citizens would be unnecessarily put in the spotlight. reuters says this plan is in its early stage
union bailout plan included a tax on citizens bank savings and parly minute rejected that idea. banks in cypress remain close,ed a least through tomorrow. >>> investors are waiting to hear what ben bernanke says at 11:00 this morning. that's when he will announce what was decided at the policy meeting. most think he will not have any changes to talk about. he thinks the bond-buying stimulus continues to help the u.s. economy. analysts also think he could point out that the bailout situation in cypress shows the ongoing risk of the global economic situation. >>> 7:45. a teenager in petaluma, burned last night in a fire that allegedly started while he was making drugs. police say it happened on east washington street. a 15-year-old boy is accused of starting a small fire while he was making hash oil out of marijuana. he was rushed to the hospital for treatment on burns on his face and hands. he was also given a citation to appear in juvenile court. this comes a month after fema issued an alert on hash oil explosions. the government agency says explosions at homes and hotels around the c
and european union bailout plan included a tax on citizens bank savings and parly minute rejected that idea. banks in cypress remain close,ed a least through tomorrow. >>> investors are waiting to hear what ben bernanke says at 11:00 this morning. that's when he will announce what was decided at the policy meeting. most think he will not have any changes to talk about. he thinks the bond-buying stimulus continues to help the u.s. economy. analysts also think he could point out that the bailout situation in cypress shows the ongoing risk of the global economic situation. >>> 7:45. a teenager in petaluma, burned last night in a fire that allegedly started while he was making drugs. police say it happened on east washington street. a 15-year-old boy is accused of starting a small fire while he was making hash oil out of marijuana. he was rushed to the hospital for treatment on burns on his face and hands. he was also given a citation to appear in juvenile court. this comes a month after fema issued an alert on hash oil explosions. the government agency sa
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